Write a story about a character who is trapped in a survival situation.
Use descriptive language to set the scene, and create tension and excitement as the character tries to survive in a difficult or dangerous environment.
Listening to Ice Nine Kills, Lindy bops her head to the loud music. Being on a secluded back road, she doesn’t feel bad for blasting her heavy metal with her windows down. When a stop sign appears in the distance, she eases off her gas. Once at a full stop, she rocks out, her long hair flying around with all her movements.
A thunderous knocking breaks her from her music bubble. She glances to her...
Deep within the heart of a dense, foreboding forest, a chilling tale of survival unfolded. Rosey, a young and spirited woman, found herself trapped in a nightmarish scenario. Kidnapped by a maniac, she was held captive in a secluded cabin, her every attempt to escape thwarted by the sadistic mind games of her captor.
The cabin was a grim reflection of the torment that awaited Rosey. Its walls wer...
Realization flooded me with more pain than I thought possible. The texts….
The jar of medicine hadn’t been for her dog at all. She’d been talking about herself. She was going to overdose and I’d been too blind to notice.
Now it all hit me at once as I tore down the hallway of the abandoned school; clawing my way through debris until my arms and face were lined with tiny streaks of c...
LED headlights steal moonlight away from imposing pine trees as a tired man makes his way home from a long day at the warehouse. "If I work one more of these 14 hour shifts, it'll be the end of me." He involuntarily spit out the thought, as he turned one more bend on the way home.
His eyelids felt like lead sheets.
He could feel every hour radiating through his tired feet.
Just five more minu...
“There’s nothing to do,” Stevie said for the eleventh time.
The rain fell in sheets shaking his grandmother’s windows, mocking him. He had been here forever well not forever but since Friday night. Mom and Dad had promised pinky promised to pick him up Saturday afternoon but then the rain. Highways flooded, rivers swollen, half the homes in Myersville were without power but the worst of was anothe...
Samuel was trapped in the battle bus, they were about to force him to jump. He thought it was stupid that they were forced to kill each other over a stupid victory umbrella. But it was kill or be killed, and he didn't particularly want to die. His strategy was to wait out everyone else and stay within the eye of the storm, once everyone else was dead, he would go in and finish off the last guys wh...
I awake suddenly from cryosleep. I'm still groggy, but the blaring alarms and flashing amber lights help expedite my awakening. Green lights on the ship floor indicate the emergency path I need to take to the nearest escape pod. I hear distant explosions, and what sounds like parts of the ship breaking apart. I pick up the pace and get to the escape pod. The fire suppression system in this sector ...
Rain pelted the crew and Fay relentlessly as the night drew on. Waves crashed up onto the deck, washing two men overboard, and taking much of the food and fresh water.
The men thrashed as the relentless waves crashed over their heads, pushing them under. Thunder rumbled, seaming to be laughing at their struggle. Fay would never forget the way they screamed as they were pushed under one’s more, n...
Kevin starred idly at his ship as it laid completely destroyed after entering the strange planet’s atmosphere. He looked around and seen no5ing but empty desert, the logs had said this was a deserted planet and no life existed. That thought stuck in his head. There was a reason why life was non existent here. During his training he never took the time to learn much about this planet and he hated h...
“How far away are we?”
“Fifty miles, at best. Do you have a signal yet?”
“No. Battery’s getting low too. Need to turn it off for a while. You?”
The gravel crunched on the trail.
“What are you thinking it’s going to take? Like how many days?”
“Well IF we can avoid going in circles and make it to I-70, we should be ok. Someone will see us.”
“How far is that?”
“Not sure, but...
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